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• More tasks means less quality
• Don’t confuse being busy with being productive
• Switching costs divert your attention from what’s most important
Priority is a word that did not always have the meaning it has nowadays.
In Essentialism, an audiobook by Greg McKeown, the history of the notion of priority is explained in details. The meaning of the word actually shifted over the years.
• Take risks often
• Don’t let failure break your self-confidence
• Uncertainty can be good for learning
Bob Mathias had become an excellent track athlete by the time he was a senior in high school. He was able to run, jump and throw much better than most high school students. His coach recommended that he tried out for a decathlon due to his wide range of abilities. A decathlon is a competition that includes 10 different track and field events.
Did you know that there are over 100 different species of pine trees? However, only a couple of them are used as a remedy. Typically, pine pollen extract for supplements is collected from these two trees: The Chinese Oil Pine and the Masson pine. These come from very mountainous regions, and the trees usually thrive at 500 to 800 meters over sea level. Collecting this pollen takes some effort!
If you’re like most gym-goers, you probably add a couple ab exercises onto the end of each workout (if at all). Yet, many just never seem to be satisfied with their abs. The problem? Working on your abs after your body is already fatigued from your earlier workout.
The brain is like a “GPS” which tries to create a clear “map” of the body relative to space. It uses 3 “satellites” as information sources to achieve this: the vision, vestibular system, and proprioceptive system (muscles and joints). When the body doesn’t get good information from these sources, which happens from sitting and staring at a computer/phone too much, the brain creates a blurry “map.” The consequences of a blurry map are pain, tightness, decreased strength, and increased stress hormones.